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Today in Phillies History for October 19th

It Happened on This Day in:

1885: The Phillies evened the city championship series at two games a piece with a 6-3 win over the Athletics.
1888: Dan Casey held the A's to 4 hits, as the Phillies took game 2 of the city series with an 8-0 win.
1889: The Phillies reverse their fortunes with a 12-2 win over the A's in game 3 of the city series.
1914: Pat Moran replaced Red Dooin as manager. Moran had coached under Dooin, who put up a 392-370-13 record as manager and was told he could remain on the team as a catcher.
1932: Chuck Klein is announced as the 1932 National League MVP. It was the only time he won the award, although he finished second in 1931 and 1933.
1980: Del Unser drove in Mike Schmidt with a double in the 9th, then scored when Manny Trillo beat out an infield hit. Tug McGraw walked the bases loaded, but held on to preserve the 4-3 victory in Game 5 of the World Series.
1993: With AL Batting Champ John Olerud on the bench, the Blue Jays still manage 10 runs on 13 hits off Phillies pitching to win Game 3 of the World Series.
1998: Scott Rolen wins his first gold glove
2009: Trailing 4-3 with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning, Jimmy Rollins doubles in 2 runs to give the Phillies a 5-4 victory over Los Angeles in Game 4 of the 2009 NLCS. It was only the third game in post-season history to end with an extra-base hit by a team down to its last out.
2010: The Phillie managed only 2 hits off San Francisco starter Matt Cain and another off the bullpen in a 3-0 loss in NLCS game 3.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1962: Released Billy Klaus
1962: Released Sammy White
1983: Released Pete Rose
2000: Sold Dave Doster to Yokohama Bay Stars

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